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Title: A concept selection method for designing climbing robots
Authors: Guo, Jianglong
Justham, Laura
Jackson, Michael R.
Parkin, Robert M.
Keywords: Concept design
Concept selection method
Climbing robot
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: © Tran. Tech. Publications
Citation: GUO, J. ...et al., 2015. A concept selection method for designing climbing robots. Key Engineering Materials, 649, pp. 22-29.
Abstract: This paper presents a concept selection methodology, inspired by the Verein Deutscher Ingenieure (VDI) model and Pugh's weighted matrix method, for designing climbing robots conceptually based on an up-to-date literature review. The proposed method is illustrated with a case study of ongoing research, the investigation of an adaptable and energetically autonomous climbing robot, in Loughborough University.
Description: This paper is published in the journal Key Engineering Materials, the definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.649.22.
Sponsor: The authors acknowledge support from the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Intelligent Automation, in undertaking this research work under grant reference number EP/IO33467/1.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.649.22
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/19573
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.649.22
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